GM's CEO steps down
News & Analysis 8/12/2010 2 comments
General Motors said that Edward Whitacre will step down as chief executive on Sept. 1, 2010, and as chairman.
An Intro to Networking - Part IV
Design How-To 8/12/2010 Post a comment
Networking is a new concept for many embedded engineers. The goal of this book, therefore, is to provide a bridge that spans from basic concepts to how to add networking functionality to an embedded design. This chapter provides a quick introduction to networking protocols and then moves rapidly to a discussion on TCP/IP over Ethernet, today's preferred network technology combo with the widest usage in terms of the number of devices and applications. Here is the final segment of Chapter 2.
Avago drops share offering
News & Analysis 8/11/2010 Post a comment
Avago has agreed with its principal controlling shareholder to withdraw the proposed secondary offering to the public of 24,840,000 ordinary shares.
Reference design forms secure, wireless keyless entry systems
Product News 8/11/2010 3 comments
Semtech and Microchip have teamed up to deliver a turnkey reference design platform that integrates Semtech ISM-band transmitter and transceivers with Microchip KEELOQ encryption software and PIC microcontrollers for highly secure, multi-band wireless remote keyless entry systems.
Hynix ramps 26-nm NAND chips
News & Analysis 8/10/2010 1 comment
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Inc. said that it has begun mass producing 64-gigabit NAND flash chips using 20-nm class technology at its 300-mm fab, dubbed M11.
TI seeks to soar with Eagle core
News & Analysis 8/9/2010 3 comments
Texas Instruments Inc. claims that it will be the first licensee for ARM Holdings plc’s next-generation Cortex-A series processor core, codenamed Eagle.
Fibre Channel over Ethernet forecast
News & Analysis 8/3/2010 Post a comment
Shipments of Fibre Channel over Ethernet will hit 7.8 million ports a year by 2014, rivaling Fibre Channel in storage area networks, according to a new report from Dell 'Oro Group.
Multichannel RF remote control application board debuts
Product News 8/3/2010 Post a comment
Radiometrix has just introduced the CTA88 remote control chip application board that provides simple 8-channel digital I/O implementations of remote control functions, using either the company’s multichannel LMT/LMR (UHF and VHF band) or single frequency BiM (FM band) wireless radio modules.